| Aug 15, 2012
| 5:43 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Wednesday asking voters to approve expanded gambling in Maryland as supporters and opponents prepared for what could be a bruising referendum campaign this fall.
The governor's action capped a whirlwind special...
| Aug 18, 2012
| 4:09 PM
Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. An onslaught of costly advertising is likely as competing interests from all over the country try to sway the state's...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 5:38 PM
Hoping to turn around the struggling resort, Maryland's slots location committee awarded a license Thursday for a casino at Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Allegany County.
The Video Lottery Facility Location Commission voted unanimously to issue...
| May 22, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Greenberg potato skins, Greenberg potato skins, Greenberg potato skins ... jackpot!
The Prime Rib is coming to the Maryland Live Casino — Greenberg potato skins, leopard-skin carpeting, baby grand piano and all.
Established in Baltimore in 1965 by...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 7:06 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch said Wednesday that within a couple of days Gov. Martin O'Malley is likely to call a special session to deal with the issue of expanded gambling — even though there is no guarantee the votes will be there to pass a...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Maryland's newest slots casino is expanding Thursday evening, opening more floor space with over 500 additional gambling machines and another bar.
At 6 p.m., the two-month-old Maryland Live Casino at Arundel Mills mall will open the Rams Head Bar and...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Let the special interest deal making begin.
A week before the General Assembly is set to return to Annapolis to consider an (as yet undefined) plan to expand gambling, David Cordish, the developer of the state's largest casino, has issued his list of...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:32 PM
House Speaker Michael E. Busch sent out an email Wednesday evening to his 97 fellow Democrats laying out his a framework for gambling expansion legislation and setting a schedule for the next few days.
First and foremost: The speaker says that adding...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 7:31 AM
Speaker Michael E. Busch told fellow Democrats in the House of Delegates on Wednesday night that his top priority in legislation to expand gambling is to "generate significant new revenue for the state."
In an email to his Democratic caucus, Busch said...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Internet gambling, which could bring casinos to every home, office or smartphone, has moved from the periphery of Maryland's debate over expanded gambling to center stage.
Speaker Michael E. Busch informed Democratic members of the House of Delegates...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:37 PM
Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue.
| Aug 8, 2012
| 9:50 AM
If Maryland legislators are looking for a sign to tell them whether to support Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to expand the state's gambling program to include a sixth casino, they got it this week when Penn National Gaming asked if it could give back a...